Ankeny Woman Killed in One-Vehicle Crash in Waukee

WAUKEE, Iowa -- An Ankeny woman was killed when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a tree.

It happened at 11:26 p.m. Friday along 340th Trail and Ute Avenue in Waukee. According to authorities, 40-year-old Melissa Jean Sears was driving northbound when she failed to negotiate a curve and hit a sign then smashed into a tree.

The accident remains under investigation.

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